Community Recipe
from [colbob]
Southwestern Chicken Stew

Southwestern Chicken Stew


  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Cook time:4 Hours


  • 3 pound(s) chicken thighs
  • 2 teaspoon(s) cumin
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) smoked paprika
  • 1 cup(s) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup(s) salsa
  • 2 teaspoon(s) minced garlic
  • 6 med Sweet potatoes peeled; cut chunks
  • 2 can(s) black beans rinsed, drained
  • 1/2 jar(s) roasted red bell peppers cut in strips
  • 1/2 cup(s) chopped cilantro
  • 2 cup(s) rice


1. Sprinkle chicken with 1 tsp. cumin, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/8 t pepper. In a skillet, brown chicken in oil for about 10 minutes.

2. Remove chicken to a platter. In a small bowl, stir together paprika, broth, salsa, garlic, 1 t cumin, 1/2 t salt and 1/8 t pepper.

3. Line a larger slow cooker with sweet potatoes. Place chicken on top of potateoes, Cover wth beans and top with broth mixture. Cover and cook for 4 hours (PROBABLY LESS) on high or 8 hours (PROBABLY FAR LESS) on low.

4. Stir in bell peppers. Place chicken on platter and spoon potatoes and sauce over it. Sprinkle with cilantro.

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